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Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society (BKCS)

ISSN 0253-2964(Print)
ISSN 1229-5949(Online)
Volume 24, Number 9
BKCSDE 24(9)
September 20, 2003 

Electrochemical Dechlorination of 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene Using a Reticulated Vitreous Carbon Electrode
Ki-Jung Paeng, Chaeyun Lim, Bo-Young Lee, Noseung Myung, Insook Rhee Paeng
Dechlorination, Flow electrolysis, Reticulated vitreous carbon electrode
Stepwise dechlorination of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene was observed at a glassy carbon electrode in dimethylformamide containing 0.1 M tetraethylammonium perchlorate. Especially, dechlorination to dichlorobenzene and further to monochlorobenzene or benzene was successfully demonstrated with a porous reticulated vitreous carbon electrode. Electrochemical dechlorination of polychlorobenzenes employing a flow cell with a reticulated vitreous carbon working electrode is also described. Preliminary experiments with a flow cell showed that dechlorination of trichlorobenzene to dichlorobenzene was partially completed while dechlorination to benzene or monochlorobenzene was not successful, suggesting that a flow rate and electrolysis time should be further optimized for the complete electrolysis.
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